Wool Innovation Prize

 

 

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The Wool Innovation Prize

2017
The Worshipful Company of Woolmen and The Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England are delighted to announce that the £5000 prize will be awarded again this year.

The prize is for commercial innovation in the use or application of wool.  This is open to any individual who works with wool.
♦ Awarded annually.
♦ Application has to be innovative and commercially viable.
♦ Apparel or non-apparel applications.
♦ £5000 prize.
♦ Annual closing date is 30th June.
For further details please contact The Campaign for Wool for an application form:  innovation@campaignforwool.org

2016
The 2016 Innovation Prize was awarded to Sonia Reynolds of Nottingham Trent University. A framed certificate and the money was presented to her at the Mansion House Dinner of The Woolmen on 19th October 2016.

Sonia Reynolds receiving her award and framed certificate 19th October 2016 at The Mansion House, London. L-R Lord Mayor of London, The Lord Mountevans, Sonia Reynolds, The Laster Woolman, Peter Hewitt

Sonia Reynolds receiving her award and framed certificate 19th October 2016 at The Mansion House, London. L-R Lord Mayor of London – The Lord Mountevans, Sonia Reynolds, The Master Woolman – Peter Hewitt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L-R: Andrew Dawson; Chairman of the Woolmen’s Charitable Trust; Robert Sword; Mayor of the Company of Merchants of the Staple of England; Peter Ackroyd; Chief Operating Officer, Campaign for Wool; Sonia Reynolds; Winner of the 2016 Wool Innovation Prize; Peter Hewitt; Master Woolman; Robert Hall: Chairman; Company of Merchants of the Staple of England Charitable Trust.

L-R: Andrew Dawson – Chairman of the Woolmen’s Charitable Trust; Robert Sword – Mayor of the Company of Merchants of the Staple of England; Peter Ackroyd – Chief Operating Officer, Campaign for Wool; Sonia Reynolds – Winner of the 2016 Wool Innovation Prize; Peter Hewitt – Master Woolman; Robert Hall – Chairman of the Company of Merchants of the Staple of England Charitable Trust.